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Andy Fish

is a noted comic book artist, illustrator and painter-- his work has been published all over the world and exhibited in galleries as far away as Sydney Australia.   One of his paintings is in the collection of the National Gallery in Washington DC.  Andy studied with Will Eisner, Jack Kirby and Paul Ryan as he learned the craft of comics and graphic novels.

He's kind of a big deal, at least according to his mom and she doesn't even know he's on Wikipedia.


GALLERIES

Andy's work has been exhibited in galleries all over the world and one of his paintings is in the permanent collection of the National Gallery in Washington DC.

Participant - Andy is always interested in new gallery opportunities.

Judge- Andy has extensive experience in juried shows.

Consultant - Andy can use his experience to help you establish a new gallery space, or to prepare your own work for display.


ORIGINAL ART

COMIC BOOKS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Andy is an experienced and published creator.

SKETCHES & COMMISSIONS - order a one of a kind illustration in ink, or a fully rendered painting either digital or in watercolor or goauche.

Cover Work - Make your book stand out with an original art or uniquely designed cover.

$100-$300 - per page, pencils, inks and full color options

$50- $3K - Each commission has it's own ins and outs.  Contact andy@andytfish.com to discuss your project.

 


CREDENTIALS

School of Visual Arts
New York City- Undergraduate Studies in Comic art and Illustration

RISD

Providence, RI - Post grad studies in illustration and painting.

 


Ma College of Art and Design Faculty Illustration Studies, Freelancing

Emerson College Faculty  Graphic Novel Studies and production.

Worcester Art Museum Faculty Illustration, comic art, digital media, installation art

Art All State Artist Mentor


Travels

Japan - Andy travels frequently to Japan,  While there he studies the ways of Manga artists and comic art culture from the other side of the world.


Lectures

Andy can lecture on art, art history, working as a freelancer, travels in Japan, establishing yourself as a writer or artist and many other subjects.  His talks are lively and popular.

See www.undercoverfish.com for rates.

Boys and Girls Club Hall of Fame Ceremony

Art All State

Suffolk University

Emerson College

Ma College of Art and Design

Regional Libraries throughout Massachusetts

Youth Art Month Ceremonies

West Boylston Art Honors Induction

CURRENT

JUL 2018 - Andy is working on BLACKWOOD with his wife Veronica and writer Evan Dorkin.  Andy and Veronica are handling all of the art, coloring and lettering for the book which is being published by Dark Horse Comics.

In 2017 Andy launched BATMAN THE SINISTER SIDESHOW OF DR SCORPIO which runs as an internet strip and is updated once a month.

He is also continuing work on SINISTRE for an independent publisher and is developing his next graphic novel set during the dust bowl called RAIN.

Previously Andy completed the online pulp inspired Batman comic strip THE DEATH RAY OF HUGO STRANGE to much acclaim.  13th Dimension called it "The Best Batman Comic DC Never Published" which is kind of praise for it I guess.

After ending his relationship with Emerson College's Graphic Novel Program he launched his own online series of comic classes-- you can find out more at MAKING GRAPHIC NOVELS

Andy holds the record for consecutive years as an artist mentor for ART ALL STATE after participating with them for a decade before hanging up his brush.

Andy was a popular instructor at the Worcester Art Museum from 1999 to 2014 when he left due to a disagreement over the direction of the institutions art classes for serious high school students.

Andy is the author of five HOW TO DRAW art books for Chartwell Publishing in London.

Andy is previously a professor of Graphic Novel Studies for Emerson College in Boston.

Latest print book; GEEKS AND GREEKS with the hilarious and brilliant Steve Altes which went to print in late summer 2016.

That's Entertainment recently published INSECT MAN'S 25th ANNIVERSARY EDITION which was Andy's first professional work back when he was only 17 years old.

Awards

Boys and Girls Club Lifetime Achievement Honors,  New England Newspaper Illustrator of the Year,  Inkpot Award,  Contender for an Eisner Award and someday Rondo Winner.

Experience

Paintings have been in galleries all over the world including one in the collection of the National Gallery in Washington DC.

Adjunct Professor of Art, Emerson College, Boston MA

Eisner Judge for Spirit of Retailing, San Diego Comic Con

Over two dozen books in print by several publishers world wide.

See some of them in his section called My Bibliography

Services He Offers

Graphic novel illustration, comic book art, storyboards for film and TV motivational speaking for artists and workshops for all ages.  He can also write and have several screenplays and script doctoring credits.  His specialty is dialogue so give him a crack at your script and he can punch it up.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • FLY: A TRUE STORY COMPLETELY MADE UP- UC Books
  • THE TRAGIC TALE OF TURKEY BOY; AN AMERICAN LOVE STORY - UC Books
  • JERRY CLAUS; THE RETURN OF DARK SANTA - Blue Monkey
  • REQUIEM - 24 PAGES IN 24 HOURS - Blue Monkey
  • WEREWOLVES OF WISCONSIN - McFarland Books
  • DRACULA'S ARMY - McFarland Books
  • FREAKISH BLUES - Freekish Bloos
  • GEEKS & GREEKS - Geeks Press
  • HOW TO DRAW GRAPHIC NOVELS - Chartwell Books
  • HOW TO DRAW SUPERNATURAL MONSTERS - Chartwell Books
  • HOW TO DRAW SUPERHEROES - Chartwell Books
  • GEEKS & GREEKS - Relentless Goat
  • GUMBY - Papercutz
  • BLACKWOOD - Dark Horse Comics

APPEARANCES & LECTURES 2018

  • July 19-24 San Diego Comic Con